Quantitative brain measurements in community-dwelling elderly persons with mild parkinsonian signs
Elan D. Louis; Adam M. Brickman; Charles DeCarli; Scott A. Small; Karen Marder; Nicole Schupf; Truman R. Brown
- Quantitative brain measurements in community-dwelling elderly persons with mild parkinsonian signs
Louis, Elan D.
Brickman, Adam M.
Small, Scott A.
Brown, Truman R.
- Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
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- Archives of neurology
- Mild parkinsonian signs (MPS) are a marker of incident dementia. They have been linked with cerebrovascular disease, which can be evaluated using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Also, if MPS are a marker for developing Alzheimer-type changes, hippocampal volume on MRI might be diminished in individuals with MPS.
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